A lot of church newsletters cross my desk each week. A lot of them. Believe it or not, I enjoy receiving them, and read almost every one from front to back before passing them along to my colleagues. Their contents have inspired a number of articles—and even a handful of editorials—through the years, so they […]
About Mark J Davis
Prior to retirement, Mark J Davis served as the Team Leader for the Communications Ministry Team. He has had a life-long passion for communications, with a particular interest in written communications. He also enjoys playing a fiddle, bicycling, woodworking, backpacking, and reading, though not necessarily in that order. Prior to joining the Ministry Council, Mark spent almost 20 years in Information Technology management with Nike, and before that, some 10 years with Towery Publishing Company in Memphis. He is an ordained elder of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and is a member of the Germantown (TN) congregation. He's proud to be the father of three adult children, Jesse, Philip, and Sarah, and father-in-law to Ashley.
The New Testament tells us that in the days following his execution at the hands of those for whom political, social, and economic power had become more important than God, many of Jesus’ followers became acutely aware of his presence among them. As they wandered about in despair, wondering if the hope of freedom from […]
6 I gave my back to those who struck me and my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard; I did not hide my face from insult and spitting. 7 The Lord GOD helps me; therefore I have not been disgraced; therefore I have set my face like flint, and I know that I shall not […]